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Facility and Staff

Our Facility

Smoochie Pooch Academy is located at 1220 N Main St., Crown Point, Indiana, 46307.

Our state-of-the-art grooming salon offers individual grooming stations, multiple pet-friendly bathing stations, and a large retail space. Here, trainees learn with modern grooming equipment in a clean and safe environment. 


Caitlin Randolph

-Lead Instructor and Supervisor

Caitlin Randolph is the Lead Instructor and Supervisor at the Smoochie Pooch Apprenticeship Program and a Certified Groomer. Her love of animals and passion for grooming make her a great leader and example to apprentices. Caitlin brings over five years of grooming experience to the training program. In her time with Smoochie Pooch, she has mastered grooming techniques such as hand stripping and cat and dog breed specific trims. Caitlin specializes in anything “Doodle.” 

Elli Bultemeier

-Pet Stylist; National Certified Master Groomer

Elli Bultemeier is a full-time Master Pet Stylist at Smoochie Pooch. She brings over ten years of experience in the pet industry and has won multiple grooming awards at a national level. Elli is involved with many local rescue organizations and manufacturers in the pet grooming industry. She owns Retro Stylist Wear, a grooming apparel and smock brand, and is a brand representative for 123PET, Buttercut Shears, and Chris Christensen. She has mastered numerous grooming techniques and is proficient in hand stripping and cat and dog breed specific trims.